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Corned beef - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Homemade Corned Beef and Cabbage with Carrots and Potatoes

Corned beef consist of 6% fat, 22% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 69% water. With 141 of calories per 100g it's 47% lower than other foods in Meat and sausage products. In total 38.3% of the calories in Corned beef come from fat, 62.41% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 12% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Iron Covers 6.25% of Iron RDA per portion

Can you eat Corned beef for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, Corned beef is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Corned beef
avg Meat and sausage products[1]
Calories (kcal) 141 300.4
Fat (g) 6 25.7
Protein (g) 22 17.3
Carbohydrates (g) 0 0.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 0.5
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.5
Fibers (g) 0 0.1
Sodium (mg) 830 1148.7
Water (g) 69 52.5
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (30g) of Corned beef contains

  • 42.3 Calories
  • 1.8g of Fat
  • 6.6g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 249mg of sodium - 16.6% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 4.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 1.41% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.2mg of Zinc - 12% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.75mg of Iron - 6.25% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 39mg of Potassium - 0.98% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 3mg of Vitamin C - 2.86% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 0.3mg of Vitamin B12 - 10% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Corned beef?

per 100g
Corned beef
Vitamin C (mg) 10 13.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 0.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.03 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.1 0.3
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.14 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 2 10.3
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1 2.5
Retinol (μg) 10 1273.3
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 13
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (30g) for Corned beef of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Corned beef

per 100g
Corned beef
Magnesium (mg) 15 20.9
Zinc (mg) 4 2.3
Sodium (mg) 830 1148.7
Calcium (mg) 30 17.9
Iron (mg) 2.5 2.4
Potassium (mg) 130 256.6
Phosphorus (mg) 130 165.7
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Corned beef we looked at the portion size (30g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male


0% of Corned beef are carbs, per serving (30g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Corned beef
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.1
Total carbs (g) 0 0.5
[1] average of Meat and sausage products

Allergens in Corned beef

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 6g total fat per 100g, 2.6g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 2.8g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 70mg.